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6Illinois Pwr. Co., 67 FERC ¶61,136 (1994).
7"Change-in-status" filings notify FERC of some change in the information upon which the Commission based its approval of power marketer status. They are usually pro forma in nature, though this one struck the FERC as significant.
8ERCOT, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, is one of the regional reliability councils set up by the North American Electric Reliability Council.
9Indeed, at least one major merger between a public utility and a large natural gas pipeline had been submitted to FERC for approval under section 203 on a voluntary basis. See Enron Corp. and Portland General Corp., 78 FERC ¶61,179 (1997).
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